For Those Who Can’t Read

In case you didn’t want to read the few paragraphs of PZ Myers’ story, you can see him discuss the incident with Richard Dawkins: (via [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

What Barack Obama Didn’t Say

In an article for the Huffington Post, Sam Harris writes about what Barack Obama “Could Not (and Should Not) Say” during his speech about race. He did not say that the mess he is in has as much to do with religion as with racism–and, indeed, religion is the reason why our political discourse in [Read More...]

Hot Atheist Buns

Deborah made some hot atheist buns for the holiday weekend. Instead of piping macabre crosses on each one, I made atheist “A”s, ‘though not in scarlet. I didn’t think the food colouring would survive the baking process. The sharp-eyed reader will notice that the buns are in a checker pattern, half with currants and sultanas [Read More...]

A Couple More Comments on the Expelled Movie

After PZ Myers‘ Expelled experience, even The New York Times is getting in on the action. And the film’s producer, Mark Mathis, comes off looking ignorant as usual. When asked why PZ was kicked out of the screening, but Richard Dawkins was not, Mathis said this: Mark Mathis, a producer of the film who attended [Read More...]

Humanist Ethics and Eliot Spitzer

Quick question: What did former NY governor Eliot Spitzer do that was so wrong? An article by Ruth N. Geller in Humanist Network News tackles the “Client 9″ scandal with a focus on Humanist ethics. One person cited in the story is Lewis Vaughn, author of the Institute for Humanist Studies’ Continuum of Humanist Education [Read More...]